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New York Times, Monday, March 19, 1956

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,456
Across Down
1. Form of trade. : SWAP
5. Interval of time. : LAPSE
10. Extorted money from. : BLED
14. Trucking job. : HAUL
15. Mesopotamian: Var. : IRAKI
16. The Harp of heaven. : LYRA
17. Stepped into a labor dispute. : INTERVENED
19. Any appliance. : UNIT
20. Garden blooms. : PEONIES
21. Roman playwright (190–159 B. C.). : TERENCE
23. Late German master novelist. : MANN
24. Impromptu, as a game. : SCRUB
25. Grassy ground. : SWARD
27. How's that again? : HUH
28. Business figures. : COSTS
32. French President. : COTY
33. Achieve a burnish. : RUB
34. Perfume named for Cyprus. : CHYPRE
35. King: Fr. : ROI
36. Rebuke. : CENSURE
38. Many millenniums. : EON
39. Beloved. : ADORED
41. Freezing. : ICY
42. Fly before the wind. : SCUD
43. Talking birds of India. : MYNAS
44. Political group. : ADA
45. Ways of running. : GAITS
46. Butcher-hero. : MARTY
48. Hawaiian choreography. : HULA
49. Mosque tower. : MINARET
52. Jungle denizen of equatorial Africa. : GORILLA
55. Angry. : IRED
56. Workers' bargaining unit. : LABORUNION
58. Cooper heroine. : CORA
59. Religious images. : ICONS
60. Sec. Benson. : EZRA
61. Shortly. : ANON
62. Chief Justice, 1864–73. : CHASE
63. Views. : SEES
1. Unit of trade. : SHIP
2. Lose power. : WANE
3. Neologism in industry. : AUTOMATION
4. With all members present. : PLENARY
5. Add pep to. : LIVEN
6. Warlike Olympian. : ARES
7. Carefree piper. : PAN
8. Informal drawing. : SKETCH
9. Duck down. : EIDER
10. Art treasure of Huntington Gallery, San Marino, Calif. : BLUEBOY
11. Actress Fontanne. : LYNN
12. Commentator Sevareid. : ERIC
13. Boy meets girl. : DATE
18. End of the cheese. : RIND
22. Fine ruffle. : RUCHE
24. Part of the farm problem. : SUBSIDY
25. Take off! : SCRAM
26. Sylvan. : WOODY
27. Follower of Attila. : HUN
29. Work in a limited field. : SPECIALIZE
30. Freshwater trophy. : TROUT
31. Beams a message. : SENDS
33. Sinclair Lewis' nickname. : RED
34. Peculiar call. : CRY
36. Composer Franck. : CESAR
37. Fiddler crab genus. : UCA
40. Moslem fasting month. : RAMADAN
42. Salt solutions. : SALINES
44. Make part of. : ATTACH
45. Hindu teacher. : GURU
47. Memento. : RELIC
48. Swaps. : HORSE
49. Isinglass. : MICA
50. Raw material for factories. : IRON
51. Stout detective. : NERO
52. Angles: Comb. form. : GONS
53. Knowledge. : LORE
54. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
57. Constrictor. : BOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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